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Venus plus X

Theodore Sturgeon

Venus plus X

by Theodore Sturgeon

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Published by Pyramid Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTheodore Sturgeon.
SeriesPyramid -- G544.
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14466483M
OCLC/WorldCa18280881

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This future race lives a rather Utopian lifestyle. The normal human, Charlie is asked to pass some sort of judgment on their lifestyle (for /5(26). In Venus Plus X, Charlie Johns, a 20th-century man, awakes in a future in which hunger, overpopulation, bigotry, and war have been eliminated--and gender has hing humanity knows about its divided nature is no longer true--and perhaps never was.

Venus plus X book Sturgeon and Philip Jose Farmer were among the first SF writers to deal with sexuality in an open, adult by: 2. Venus Plus X is Theodore Sturgeon's brilliant evocation of a civilization Venus plus X book whom tensions between male and female and the human preoccupation with sex no longer exist.

As Charlie Johns explores Ledom and its people, he finds that the human precepts he holds dear are profane in Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Venus Plus X was probably more significant in its message 40 years ago when it was written, but taking its premise in context of it being written in makes reading it extremely worthwhile book is most often compared to The Left Hand of Darkness (another fine book!)/5(5).

Venus Plus X is definitely a novel of ideas, which is both its strength and weakness. I love Sturgeon’s ideas here (considering that this book was published in ), but I wish there had been more to the plot.

The story takes a back seat to Sturgeon’s radical thoughts and. Venus Plus X (Book): Sturgeon, Theodore: In the strange future world of Ledom, "technology has triumphed over hunger, overpopulation, pollution, even time and space. But there is a change Charlie finds even more shocking: gender is a thing of the past."--Cover.

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Here, violence is a vague and improbable notion. Technology has triumphed over hunger, overpopulation, pollution, even time and space.

Venus Plus X stresses its themes to such an extent that it seems more a social and philosophical treatise than a novel. Ideas predominate over plot. In its themes, the novel is culturally notable. Venus Plus X Book Summary and Study Guide.

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New York: Pyramid Books, []. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Pyramid Books G "An average American Joe awakes in a world inhabited by lovely, fluting-voiced hermaphrodites. He is suitably appalled -- at first. This utopian novel is a thoughtful speculation on the gender question."Book Edition: First Edition.

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